Problem: Synthesize compound 2 using compound 1 as the only source of carbons. Feel free to use any reagents you want in order to complete the synthesis. Indicate clearly the reagents used and the products obtained after each step. Mechanisms are not required.

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Synthesize compound 2 using compound 1 as the only source of carbons. Feel free to use any reagents you want in order to complete the synthesis. Indicate clearly the reagents used and the products obtained after each step. Mechanisms are not required.

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